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Loomis Eggplant Festival

October 5, 2019, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Annual Eggplant Festival
Loomis Train Depot, Taylor Plaza
5820 Webb St., Loomis, CA
Free Parking & Free Admission
loomischamber.com

Entertainment

  • Purple Kazoo Parade 10 a.m. with Eggplant King & Queen
  • Music & dance on 3 stages throughout the day
  • Arts, crafts vendors
  • Food and beverage vendors
     

Food, fantasy and fun greets everyone attending the Annual Eggplant Festival. For starters, the morning begins with a pancake breakfast. Then everyone moves on over to the event area to spend the day dining on a variety of snacks and meals served by local food vendors such as Randy Peter's Catering, Hacienda, Valencia Club, Scoops Italian Ice, and more!
Fun

Kid Zones
Quad Jumper, Tea Cups Kids
Rock Wall, Mechanical Bull, Giant Slide
Bubblemaker class
Free Make & Take arts and crafts
Avenue of the Arts

Food

Local food vendors sell Italian Ice, Kettle Corn, Corn Dogs, and there will be Eggplant! Dishes may include eggplant tacos, eggplant parmesan, eggplant kabobs, eggplant hamburgers & fries, grilled eggplant, and fried eggplant.

Cooking Demonstrations from Local Restaurateurs
Main Stage Entertainment 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wine Garden Stage

At one time, James Loomis was the whole town--saloon keeper, railroad agent, express agent, and postmaster of Loomis, CA. In the early part of the 20th century, Loomis was the second largest fruit-shipping station in Placer County.

Eggplant shipments from California:

EGGPLANT shown in 10,000 pound units

Eggplant truck
1. Florida
2. Georgia
3. California --- 728

ORGANIC shown in 10,000 pound units
CALIFORNIA-SOUTH - - - 33

source: USDA. gov

Events are not guaranteed. It is your responsibility to confirm before going.


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